Scientist / Application Engineer / Physicist, Hertie-Institut fuer klinische Hirnforschung, Tuebingen, Germany


The Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research (HIH) is one of the largest centers for clinical and disease-oriented brain research in Germany. The HIH strives to conduct neuroscientific research at the highest level of excellence and to translate its results into novel methods for the diagnosis and treatment of patients with neurologic diseases. During the 15 years of its existence, the institute has grown to more than 350 employees and is home to around 30 research groups.

To strengthen the Microscopy Unit, the HIH is seeking a

Scientist / Application Engineer / Physicist
(50%+ employment; see details below)

We are looking for a highly motivated, team-oriented individual to manage the central microscopy resources of our institute. This includes working closely together with biologists and medical scientists to guide their use of different microscopic techniques (2 photon-, fluorescence-,
laser scanning-microscopes) and assist with data acquisition and analysis. Projects at the institute include e.g. long-term intravital and slice culture imaging experiments and characterisation of newly developed
fluorophores.

Responsibilities of the position include the maintenance, user training and continued development of our microscope setups as well as support in image analysis. Additional tasks will include the generation of user guidelines for all instruments, the negotiation of maintenance contracts with major microscope suppliers as well as advising the institute on research requirements for novel technologies and the preparation of third-party grants for the acquisition of state-of-the-art instruments.

For additional information please check the job offer.

Closing date: 30 September 2018